Ian Rankin

Are You The Next Big Thing? Find Out How You Could Unleash Your Potential

Matt Bagwell | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Four UK celebrities team up with global tech company to help real people unleash their potential. Visit www.launchingpeople.co.uk for more details. ...

Caroline Frost

'Why I'm Taking A Year Away From Rebus'

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment

Inspector Rebus fans, in their millions, won't be surprised to learn that his creator Ian Rankin is reportedly responsible for 10% of the sale of all ...

Bloody Scotland

Sara Sheridan | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Sheridan

Scottish writers are particularly successful in the crime genre. Something approaching a third of all traditionally published fiction in the UK this year falls into the category and it's one where Scots punch above their weight.

Scottish Conservative Leader Refused Alcohol At Bruce Springsteen Concert

Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.06.2013 | UK Politics

The leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Ruth Davidson, was refused alcohol at a concert she attended with another Tory MP after the barman thought s...

Premium Travel in...Jura, Scotland

Raj Gill | Posted 05.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Raj Gill

First stop the Jura Lodge to drop off our luggage and to freshen up. The Lodge is part of the distillery, and is housed over to the side of it. The first floor has four double bedrooms, and the second floor has an open plan kitchen with lounge area, and a private lounge off to the side.

As Good as Delphi: One Future of Publishing

Dave Morris | Posted 10.12.2012 | Home
Dave Morris

If your own tastes run more to Henry James than E L James, you will find all this talk of tribes to be very far from your own understanding of the value of literature. If so, it's not all bad news.

Ian Rankin Blasts Rival Author's 'Sockpuppet' Tactics

PA | Posted 03.11.2012 | Home

Best-selling authors including Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Lee Child have condemned "fraudulent" writers caught praising their own work on Amazon. ...

Rankin's Rebus Returns

PA | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home

Crime writer Ian Rankin has confirmed Inspector Rebus will return in a new novel out later this year called Standing in Another Man's Grave. The Ed...

How Crime Fiction Gets it Wrong

David Canter | Posted 29.06.2012 | Home
David Canter

For a start, most of the exciting things that are done by the hero are unprofessional, or downright illegal. If a psychologist ever hid under a bed to get evidence, as Robson Green's character does in Wire in the Blood he would be banned from any further contact with the police and probably driven out of the profession.

Stephen Fry To Play Rankin's Professor

PA | Posted 12.06.2012 | Home

Stephen Fry has been cast as an art expert who gets mixed up in an underworld heist in a new TV film based on a novel by Rebus writer Ian Rankin. T...

Harry Potter Author JK Rowling To Publish First Adult Novel

PA | Posted 24.04.2012 | Home

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has signed a deal to publish her first novel for adults. The writer, whose teenage wizard tales have been internatio...

Rab C. Nesbitt - the return of the native speaker - by his writer/creator

John Fleming | Posted 04.12.2011 | UK Comedy
John Fleming

With the new series of Rab C. Nesbitt about to be unleashed on BBC2 tonight - 25 years after the character first appeared on screen in Naked Video - I thought I would ask the series' writer/creator Ian Pattison some questions. This may prove to have been a mistake. Never mess with a comedy writer...